Example sentences for: stiffening

How can you use “stiffening” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Which was the wrong way to see it, I thought, having been there,having lain down beside him untilhis body became rigid with what I believewas not the stiffening of deathbut of surprise, the initialunbelief of the suddenly ex-slave hearing

  • Gertie would be hanging still, a marvel of suspension design, but for one rather obvious fault: Her stiffening girders--solid plates rather than the usual open trusses--caught the full blast in a high-wind corridor.

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